Gloria in excelsis deo BWV 191; BC E 16 GND

Christmas Day, University Church Music, without assignment, University Church Music
Psalm: Psalm 92
Epistel: Titus 2, Vers 11–14
Epistel: Jesaja 9, Vers 2–7
Gospel: Lukas 2, Vers 1–14
Week song: Gelobet seist du, Jesus Christ (M. Luther 1524)
S*, T*, 2 S, A, T, B; 3 Tr, Timp, 2 Fl trav, 2 Ob, 2 Vl, Va, Bc

Date of origin, Work history
um 1742?
First performance between 1743–1746 (watermark/features of the autograph score); or possibly already on December 25, 1742, during an academic ceremony at the Paulinerkirche (Rathey BJ 2013 and Leaver BJ 2013). Movement 1 originates from BWV 232.2/4–5, and movements 2–3 were parodied from BWV 232.2/8 and 12
relation to other works:
is part of BWV diverse [o.Jg.]
Link to videos:
Gloria in excelsis deo, BWV 191 (Netherlands Bach Society)

Movement 1: Luke 2, 14. Movement 2–3: Minor Doxology (Gloria Patri)
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Original sources
D-B Bach P 1145 [Score]

Rathey BJ 2013; Leaver BJ 2013

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